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Fatty-acid chain elongation in rat small intestine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3800885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microsomal fractions from rat small intestine contain a fatty-acid chain-elongation activity. Cofactor requirements are similar to those of the liver microsomal system, but substrate specificity is different. The polyunsaturated arachidonic and timnodonic acids were elongated at very low rates. These results suggest that the relative contents of specific chain-elongation enzymes are different in liver and small intestine.
E N Christiansen; T Rørtveit; K R Norum; M S Thomassen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Biochemical journal     Volume:  237     ISSN:  0264-6021     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem. J.     Publication Date:  1986 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-01-28     Completed Date:  1987-01-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984726R     Medline TA:  Biochem J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fatty Acids / metabolism*
Intestinal Mucosa / metabolism
Intestine, Small / metabolism*
Microsomes / metabolism
Microsomes, Liver / metabolism
Palmitic Acid
Palmitic Acids / metabolism
Proteins / metabolism
Rats, Inbred Strains
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids; 0/Palmitic Acids; 0/Proteins; 57-10-3/Palmitic Acid

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